McCarthy and Stone breaks ground with Milton Keynes MP

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Iain Stewart MP visited McCarthy and Stone’s new Assisted Living Platinum Range development, Elizabeth House, in Stony Stratford last week to mark a key milestone in the construction programme.

Ian was accompanied by Ali Maruf, regional Managing Director for McCarthy and Stone North London.

To officially commemorate the start of the build, Iain Stewart MP was invited to a ground-breaking ceremony at Elizabeth House.

The MP for Milton Keynes South donned his hard hat and hi-vis jacket to officially place the first spade in the ground, and also took the opportunity to discuss plans for the new development with Ali Maruf.

Named Elizabeth House in homage to the area’s famous historic figure, Elizabeth Woodville – who captured the heart and married King Edward IV – the development will feature a stunning collection of one and two bedroom apartments, some with private balconies.

Exclusively designed for those aged 70 and over, the apartments will be released for off-plan sales in Autumn 2017, with the first homeowners expected to move in during the spring of 2018.

Iain Stewart MP, said: “It was a pleasure to mark the start of construction at Elizabeth House and to experience first-hand how this vibrant new development will continue to take shape and become an important landmark for local retirees.

“Having an independent, active and safe lifestyle is incredibly important at any age, so it is fantastic to see the provision of Assisted Living apartments such as these in our local area.

“Elizabeth House will provide further choice for those who are looking to downsize to a more manageable property.”

Ali Maruf, Regional Marketing Director for McCarthy and Stone North London, said: “I’d like to personally thank Iain Stewart MP for helping us to celebrate the start on site at our new Stony Stratford development by leading an official ground-breaking ceremony.

“Elizabeth House has been carefully designed to meet the needs of those in later life who are looking to downsize in style with the added benefit of flexible on-site support to help homeowners stay independent for longer.

“We are pleased to have secured such a prime place in the highly-sought after area of Stony Stratford, and unsurprisingly this Grade A location has already garnered a lot of interest.

“I’d therefore urge anyone interested in hearing the latest updates on this development to put a call into our friendly sales team to avoid missing out.”

McCarthy and Stone’s Assisted Living Platinum Range developments are carefully designed to enable homeowners to retain their independence surrounded by the luxury they deserve.

A 24 hour estate management team provides added peace of mind for residents and their family, and domestic and personalised care packages can be tailored to suit the homeowner’s requirements.

When complete, Elizabeth House will boast an impressive array of facilities such as on-site catering, table service dining room, hotel style Guest Suite for when visitors wish to stay, Club Lounge for socialising, laundry facility and mobility scooter area.

Landscaped gardens surrounding the development will be maintained by a skilled team, and a Function Room will provide the ideal space for activities with friends and families.

Homeowners will have everything they could want on their doorstep, including a variety of restaurants and pubs, a fantastic farmer’s market, supermarkets, medical facilities and an abundance of other amenities.

Stony Stratford is famous for its social activities, hosting an annual folk festival and town fayre, as well as the Stony Words literature festival.

For those looking to venture further afield, the town offers excellent transport links to London, Oxford and Northampton. Milton Keynes is just five miles away.

More than nine out of ten customers would recommend McCarthy & Stone to a friend, ensuring it has received the full Five Star award for customer satisfaction from the Home Builders Federation for 11 years’ running.

McCarthy & Stone is the only UK housebuilder of any size or type to achieve this accolade, which is every year the awards have been run.

Those interested in Assisted Living at McCarthy and Stone’s Stony Stratford development are invited to call 0800 201 4811 or visit www.mccarthyandstone.co.uk